2016-06-02 E-Edition

… Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username or E-mail Password Remember Me     Forgot Password Username or E-mail Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Forum was good for community

Temple Adat Elohim was pleased to host a Candidates Forum for state Senate District 27 on May 18. Almost 300 people attended this forum that was cosponsored by Temple Etz Chaim, Temple Or Ami and Valley Outreach. All the candidates running for the position were invited to participate. Everyone who attended was witness to a respectful, intelligent conversation about the […]

Latin American art show and sale coming to Calabasas

ARTISAN—Mata Ortiz master potter Jorge Quintana will give demonstrations at the Latin American Art Show and Sale on June 10, 11, and 12 at the Santa Monica Mountains Visitor Center in Calabasas. The Latin American Art Show and Sale, featuring an array of Mata Ortiz pottery, Oaxacan wood carvings and Zapotec rugs, will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

Youngster is superstar of book drives

READING HEAVEN—Kyler Kersnick, a student at Brookside Elementary School in Oak Park, shows the results of two book drives he recently hosted for charity. He collected more than 500 gently used books at his school. The books were given to the Bay Laurel Boys & Girls Club in Calabasas. Kyler also collected 100 new books at Barnes & Noble in […]

Carpenter bees carve out a rural backyard niche

We’re entering the season of the flyswatter and bug zapper, insect foggers and citronella candles. It’s true, there is a lot of annoyance on the wing as summer approaches; my rural Agoura backyard is already under siege from stinging flies, yellow jackets and mosquitoes. Here and there we catch a break, distracted by a fascinating flier like the California carpenter […]

Vote for Fazio

Steve Fazio gets my vote with pride. After reading this week’s article about the mudslinging going on between some candidates in the state Senate race, I am reminded of why I so deeply support Steve Fazio. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Steve for several years and, like so many valley residents, I am proud to call him friend. He […]

Hurry up and wait this summer

Flying Squirrel

You’ve probably heard about the delays at airports nationwide due to Transportation Security Administration checkpoint backups. Over the last month, passengers in Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta and New York have missed flights because of extremely long security lines, More TSA screeners are being hired, but they are neither fully trained yet nor in sufficient numbers to mitigate challenges with summer 2016 […]

Oak Hills runners rack up the miles . . .

. . while Red Oak students log their laps

Clinic volunteers to start medical studies at Brown

The Free Clinic of Simi Valley recently announced that two of its medical clinic volunteers—Caitlin Takeda, a senior of Oak Park High School, and Elliot Kang, a senior of Harvard-Westlake in Studio City—are both continuing their studies in the medical field at Brown University. Caitlin has volunteered at the Free Clinic a little over six years. She has been accepted […]

Vote for Bayliss

It is time for chaotic politics to stop. Negativity and criticism seems to be the order of the day. Public attitudes seem to thrive on it. It is time for a change. I believe we should elect those who show integrity, knowledge and a positive attitude. Trying to succeed by degrading others is never the right way. Run on your […]